Papua rock climbing pair bags gold medals in XX PON

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Chairman of the Indonesian Rock Climbing Federation (FPTI) Yenny Wahid handed over medals and the Papua PON mascot to rock climbing athletes, who won gold, silver, and bronze medals in the mixed speed classic Papua PON 2021 on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. (ANTARA/ Abdu Faisal/rst)
Kabupaten Mimika (ANTARA) - A pair of rock climbing athletes from Papua -- Abas Hamid and Nesthy Stella Iriani -- successfully secured a pair of gold medals in the mixed speed classic discipline at the Papua PON 2021, Wednesday.

The addition of a gold medal in the rock climbing branch added to the medals tally of the Papuan contingent.

The silver medal in the same category was won by Rahmad Adi Mulyono and Dhorifatus Syafi'iyah from East Java and the bronze medal was bagged by Aspar and Mudji Mulyani, two rock climbing athletes from Jakarta.


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Chairman of the Indonesian Rock Climbing Federation (FPTI) Yenny Wahid handed over the medals and mascots of the XX Papua PON, Drawa and Kangpho, to the winners.

Before handing the medals, Wahid was seen watching the qualifying round match for the men's and women's team lead numbers at the rock climbing venue in SP2 Mimika District.

Furthermore, Chairman I of the FPTI Central Committee as well as the Board of Judges for the XX Papua PON Competition, Rudi Fitryano, told reporters that Abas and Nesthy had won the gold medal by securing 34.58 points.


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Meanwhile, the silver medal was won by the pair -- Rahmad Adi Mulyono and Dhorifatus Syafiiyah -- from East Java, with a score of 34.59 points.

“Meanwhile, the bronze medal was won by Aspar and Mudji Mulyani, an athlete from Jakarta. This husband and wife pair won a bronze medal after successfully collecting 37.20 points," Fitryano noted at a press conference on Tuesday.

He also stated that earlier, the medal handover event had been postponed on Tuesday on account of rainy weather.


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